Industry 4.0 – The Technological Revolution continues!

Industry 4.0 – The Technological Revolution continues!

Published on Oct 4, 2012 by VDMA

The world is facing a technological revolution that will also cover the societies. The alteration of the value-added chain changes procedures in the factories, that today a machine no longer processes a workpiece “blindfolded”, but rather the workpiece tells the machine what to do. The workpiece knows its configuration and its recipient. It causes orders of material, just as it conducts itself to the respective customer. Sophisticated software works with high-tech machines, together they make decisions and minimize human sources of error. Signs are worldwide pointing to growth of productivity and flexibility – that applies to both humans and machines.

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